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    Default Brivis ducted heating issues.

    Worst bloody time of year and our heater looks to have died, being an older model lots of parts are obsolete (1996). Igniter ,fan etc works but keep getting the rest light flashing and pressing the button doesnt fix it.
    I have tried the rest button on the circuit board and then i get the ALM diagnostic LED flashing and even google doesnt tell me what that means, i have cleaned out the jets as it appears to be a gas issue as i can hear the solenoid click but no gas is released. Cant find anyone that looks like a thermocouple or thermistor, i'm thinking the gas control valve is dead and they are no longer available.



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    Got a model number?
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    that it ?



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    Quote Originally Posted by hoe View Post


    that it ?
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    I feel your pain after stuffing around with mine for two years
    Model type, internal or external, thermo switched?. Number one check your solenoid switch
    Guarantee it is your board, on my second one, changed thermo switch, thermo coupler etc
    Depending on your model they had a defective board on them 1996+/_ same age as mine
    A guy does reco boards in Frankston, another mob in Moorabbin
    Mine would work but had to keep manually switching it on till it fired
    Take a picture of the front, all the best
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    Sent from my VOG-L09 using Tapatalk



    Finally got FTTN, 710m line length....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoe View Post


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    Thats similar but missing a solenoid, these brivis heaters are very common yet can hardly find any info or troubleshooting of them online.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allover View Post
    I feel your pain after stuffing around with mine for two years
    Model type, internal or external, thermo switched?. Number one check your solenoid switch
    Guarantee it is your board, on my second one, changed thermo switch, thermo coupler etc
    Depending on your model they had a defective board on them 1996+/_ same age as mine
    A guy does reco boards in Frankston, another mob in Moorabbin
    Mine would work but had to keep manually switching it on till it fired
    Take a picture of the front, all the best
    I have read that the boards give issues but its hard to test without getting someone to look at it, i'll take a pic and post it.
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    Bloody typical, i took the CB covers off to take the pic and came inside and turned it on then went out to check and it lit after i hit the reset button. Could this be a faulty thermo switch or thermocouple ? i cant find where to even look for them on this model - Brivis Buffalo HE5.

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    Set the timer thursday night and it started and ran for the 3hr set time friday morning but every other time we turn it on it runs for about 15mins before the reset light flashes ?

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    Don't stuff around like i did, just change the board then concentrate on the other problems if they persist
    There is a fine line between "Hobby" and "Madness"

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    And another link, tell me when to stop
    There is a fine line between "Hobby" and "Madness"

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